Cardiac* VS 4c
[Cardiac from the bottom, you can't see past the first ledge from here, 3 kb]Climb the corner to a large earthy ledge. The continuation corner is quite hard to start; finish by moving left under a small yew to a ledge below a larger tree equipped with an abseil point.
F.Cannings 1970

Ticklists: A Worthwhile Weekend at Wyndcliffe.

Photo: Cardiac from the bottom, you can't see past the first ledge from here © treforsouthwell
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This climb is in 130 logbooks, and on 7 wishlists.

Found a couple of the bridge positions on the lower half were a little bit tenuous. There is some degree of polish moving up from the ledge, but found a really good pocket. The route requires loads of small/medium nuts and offsets, take two full sets unless you intend to multi-pitch. Topped out, it's easier than the abseil if you can find a way through the trees to the top path. Good route, but only one star for me.
treforsouthwell - 2nd O/S - 29/Sep/15

David lead first pitch to ledge, I lead second pitch
MikeC59 - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/15 with David E

Abseil tat and ring no longer in place around the big tree. One of the two large projecting branches is dead and therefore not safe as an anchor.
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 01/Aug/15 with Clare

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/15

Ian Stirrups - 2nd - 16/Jun/15 with Sue

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 21/May/15 with Clare

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/15

Gibbo - 2nd - 06/Apr/15 with Tom Sutherland

bonelessivar - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/15 with Alan

wurzelinzummerset - 2nd - 31/Mar/15 with Ric

First climb in 7 months. Found it easy enough, some nice moves, loads of gear. The big tree at the top appears to be dead and there was no tat, so we walked off. This turned out to be easy enough, so we did the same with all the other routes today.
Hooo - Lead O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Chris Sieradzki

Some good moves there
Chris Sieradzki - 2nd O/S - 21/Mar/15 with Hooo

jon_ridley - Lead O/S - 08/Feb/15 with Dave Clare

davidclare - 2nd O/S - 08/Feb/15 with Jon Ridley

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 16/Jan/15 with Clare

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/14 with Debbie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Nov/14

Chris Sansum - 2nd O/S - 15/Nov/14 with Steve Collard

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14

mr random - 2nd - 23/Aug/14 with Rafael Malczyk

Pretty easy climbing. Nice climb to finish up on.
Katsmiff - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Rafal Malczyk

clairemathews - 2nd - 23/Aug/14

Rafal Malczyk - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/14 with Catherine Smith

gregclarke - Lead rpt - 03/Aug/14 with Ygraine

saraguti - Lead - 03/Aug/14 with jade

Julie Carroll - 2nd - 11/Jul/14 with Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/14 with Julie Carroll

danieleaston - 2nd O/S - 08/Jun/14 with Saz

saz_b - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/14 with Dan Easton

Ian Stirrups - 2nd - 01/Jun/14 with Sue

Al led. Pulled ropes and I led on his gear.
Ollie B - Lead β - 31/May/14 with A.Rosier

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

Quite thin but rather good. Well protected.
CurlyStevo - Lead - 13/Apr/14 with Mick Ward

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/14 with Clare

We thought the big branch used for the lower off worth a second look. It's fairly massive so probably sound enough, but there's no foliage on it (a few buds, though). Time to install a more extended lower off around the main trunk, perhaps?
bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 03/Feb/14 with Greg Clarke

gregclarke - 2nd O/S - 03/Feb/14 with Brian

rich H0001 - Lead - 2014

Mayaculpa - 2nd - 05/Oct/13 with Peter

Short hard section after the ledge. In contrast to many of the other VS climbs hereabouts, this doesn't need any big gear. In particular not two sets of large hexes. Next time...
pheotleyr - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/13 with Mike

Stuart William - Lead O/S - 03/Sep/13 with Ben F

bpmclimb - Lead rpt - 12/Aug/13 with Clare

Hidden - Lead rpt - 09/Jun/13

Getting off the ledge is a challenge. Did manage in the end after a lot of up/down, up/down, up/down, up/down, up!
Quirina - 2nd rpt - 09/Jun/13 with Neil Larsen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/May/13

Hidden - 2013

Superb route. Bit prickly getting onto the ledge and a once there a tad unwilling to leave it behind
Ruari Brooker - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/12 with Celia

Pero - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/12

crossdressingrodney - 2nd O/S - 24/Jul/12 with andy m

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Jul/12

First half is a joy. Polished & tricky to get off the halfway ledge - 5a? - tho maybe I'm not used to this style of climbing.... recommended.
Phil Murray - Lead O/S - 30/May/12 with Liz

Different Steve - 2nd rpt - 20/May/12 with Shaun, Guy Reid

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/12

Gibbo - 2nd - 15/Apr/12 with Tom Gibbison

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Apr/12

Quirina - 2nd rpt - 01/Apr/12 with Neil Larsen

Derek Ryden - 2nd rpt - 31/Mar/12 with Andy Forbes

Gibbo - Lead - 09/Mar/12 with Pete Derrett

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/11

First half only and then lowered off as arms had gone, as had the light.
localboy - 2nd - 02/Aug/11 with Simon C, Simon F

Ybot Htulk - 2nd - 10/Jul/11 with Norman and Sonya

hobbitmat - Lead - 10/Jul/11 with Monk

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/May/11

Better than Klute I thought. I laid back on final crack without bridging on the coner, better and harder that way.
Tomar - 2nd O/S - 26/Feb/11 with Oli

Tim Sparrow - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Garron - 2nd β - 12/Dec/10

Paul Robertson - Lead O/S - 12/Dec/10 with Garron

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/10

bpmclimb - 2nd rpt - 05/Oct/10 with Helen S

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/10

Norman_P_W - Lead - 01/Aug/10 with Bob M

martinp - Lead - 01/Aug/10 with Ken S

grumpyoldjanner - Lead O/S - 18/May/10 with Webster

slightly tougher than it looks.
Webster - 2nd O/S - 18/May/10

chrisallan - 2nd O/S - 25/Apr/10

will_benfold - Lead O/S - 25/Apr/10 with Chris Allan

This is a hidden gem, maintained interest till the very end with good groove/crack/ bridging technigues used
stvredmond - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/10 with James

sgl0jd - Lead - 01/Mar/10

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/09 with Clare

james.lane - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/09 with Adam

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/09

Lead this time round, easy. Not as polished as I remember it used to be at the ledge, but guess more confident a year on.
saz_b - Lead O/S - 08/Jul/09 with Stephane

Francois S - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/09 with Simon Chandler

mick1jones - Lead O/S - 09/May/09 with Alex Wellings

gareth r - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Hywel

eagleopus - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Gareth

leigh - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Ed

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jun/08

split it into two pitches, belaying at the ledge
brady - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Roger and Martin Palmer

thomasadixon - 2nd O/S - 22/Jun/08 with Bismarck

great lead!
saz_b - Lead O/S - 12/Jun/08 with frank cannings, dugald wilson

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/08

dzlhodgson - 2nd O/S - 24/May/08 with David Smith

Derek Ryden - 2nd O/S - 05/May/08 with Slim, Andy Forbes

Quirina - 2nd O/S - 10/Feb/08 with Nick Eaton

Ev led the route, I seconded, Colin then followed. A good climb, wouldn't have been able to have led it myself though...
jamestryfan - 2nd O/S - 16/Aug/07 with EH and CK

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Aug/07

Getting off the ledge was quite a challenge, but otherwise quite nice.
localboy - 2nd dog - 24/May/07 with Simon C

Fat Tim - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/07 with Ben Fridland

Jim Slater - 2nd O/S - Mar/07 with Mirek

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/Feb/07

Paz - Lead O/S - 28/Jan/07 with SB

Quite polished, and more like 4c to get off the ledge.
drysori - Lead - 15/Sep/06 with PeteR

tincann - Lead O/S - 10/May/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/05

Urgles - Lead O/S - Mar/05 with Beesley

mikej - Lead - 10/Jul/03 with R

bpmclimb - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/02 with Clare

Will Homoky - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/01 with Og (Andrew Forbes)

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/01

alan moore - 2000

mikej - 2nd - 04/Sep/99 with Nick Salmon

MartinN - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/99

Hidden - Lead - 03/May/97

4b my a**e
Rog Wilko - Lead - Oct/95 with Debbie Wilkinson

Backinthegame - Lead O/S - Jul/93 with Lynn Wilkins, John Wright

Nigel R Lewis - 2nd - 09/Jul/91

Jelly Mould Surfer - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/90

Hidden - Lead - 04/Mar/89

GordonHart - 2nd O/S - 1989 with Dr. Jeremy

babymoac - 2nd - 02/Jan/87 with MTW

DDDD - Lead O/S - 1986

JamieAyres - Lead O/S - Sep/85 with Nigel Evans

jcw - 1985 with Simon Donowho

Ken Taylor - Lead - 17/Sep/83 with Gerry Dunford

Andy Chubb - Lead - 28/Dec/79 with Saxon Ridley

Ken Taylor - AltLd - 16/Oct/78 with Gerry Dunford

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/May/76

Gordon Stainforth - 2nd - 14/Apr/71 with John Stainforth

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